By Grayson Moronta, Rob Whitman, and Daniel Small

Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a bill amending Section 590 of the New York Labor Law to require employers to provide employees, upon separation, with notice of their right to file for unemployment benefits with the New York Department of Labor (NYDOL). These changes will take effect on November

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By: Eric Janson & Marc Jacobs

In October 2011, President Obama signed the Federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011, which mandated that all states implement a number of changes to their unemployment insurance (UI) laws, including new “UI integrity” provisions that are designed to address one of the biggest weaknesses in the UI system — the payment of
Continue Reading You (Don’t) Have the Right to Remain Silent – How New Unemployment Insurance Integrity Laws May Affect Your Separation and Settlement Agreements with Departing Employees